Tai Chi Improves Psychoemotional State, Cognition, and Motor Learning in Older Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This study offers an effective intervention that can be delivered under pandemic conditions to improve psychoemotional state, cognition, and motor learning in older adults.
The Positive Role of Tai Chi in Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic
Some of the benefits of Tai Chi practice for individuals coping with COVID-19 are outlined here. Benefits include immune system promotion, inflammation response reduction, rehabilitation in pulmonary function, and emotional improvement.
Qigong for the Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation of COVID-19 Infection in Older Adults
Qigong has the potential to play a role in the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of respiratory infections, such as COVID-19.
Diagnosis and Treatment of Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia Based on the Theory of Traditional Chinese Medicine
The authors comprehensively analyzed the etiology and pathogenesis of COVID-19 based on the theory of TCM, and discussed its syndrome differentiation, treatment and prevention measures so as to provide strategies and reference for the prevention and treatment with TCM.
Efficacy of Liu-zi-jue in Patients with 2019 Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (COVID-19): Structured Summary of a Study Protocol for a Randomized Controlled Trial
The trial will recruit 186 hospital patients with mild and general symptoms of COVID-19 pneumonia from 19th February to 31st July 2020. Diagnosis will follow the criteria of the National Health Commission & State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnostic and Treatment Protocol for Novel Coronavirus Pneumonia (The 7th Trial Version).
The Effects of Tai Chi on the Renal and Cardiac Functions of Patients with Chronic Kidney and Cardiovascular Diseases
Tai Chi training can improve the renal and cardiac functions through promotion of blood lipid metabolism, and especially HDL elevation.
Mind-Body Exercise Improves Cognitive Function and Modulates the Function and Structure of the Hippocampus and Anterior Cingulate Cortex in Patients with Mild Cognitive Impairment
Our results demonstrate the potential of Baduanjin in preventing the progression of mild cognitive impairment.
Tai Chi Acutely Decreases Sympathetic Nervous System Activity in Older Adults
This study is the first to our knowledge to assess the acute effects of TCC practice on sympathetic activity in older adults. TCC performance led to acute decreases in sympathetic activity, which could not be explained by physical activity alone. Further study is needed to determine whether the acute salutary effects of TCC on autonomic functioning are sustained with ongoing practice in older adults.
Tai Chi Improves Balance and Mobility in People with Parkinson Disease
This pilot study examines the effects of Tai Chi on balance, gait and mobility in people with Parkinson disease (PD).
Improving Sleep Quality in Older Adults with Moderate Sleep Complaints: A Randomized Controlled Trial of Tai Chi Chih
Tai Chi Chih can be considered a useful nonpharmacologic approach to improve sleep quality in older adults with moderate complaints and, thereby, has the potential to ameliorate sleep complaints possibly before syndromal insomnia develops.